Shailesh Gupta, director-marketing of Jagran Prakashan, has been elected as chairman of the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) for the year 2012-13. Syed Mahmood Ahmad, executive vice president-marketing of ITC, an advertiser member of the council has been elected as the deputy chairman of the bureau for 2012-13.
Members on ABC's council of management 2012-13 (publishers' representatives) are Shailesh Gupta, M Venkatesh (Hindustan Media Ventures Ltd), Amit Mathew (Malayalam Manorama), Aritra Sarkar (ABP), I Venkat (Ushodaya Enterprises Ltd), Hormusji N Cama (Bombay Samachar), Devendra B Darda (Lokmat Media), Sanjeev Vohra (Bennett, Coleman & Co).
Advertisers representatives are: Ravi Pisharody (Tata Motors), Debabrata Mukherjee (Coca Cola India), Anil Dua (Hero MotoCorp).
Advertising representatives are: Shashi Sinha (Lodestar UM) is honorary secretary, Madhukar Kamath (DDB Mudra Group) is honorary treasurer, Vikram Sakhuja (Group M India), Srinivasan K Swamy (RK Swamy BBDO). The secretary general is Hormuzd Masani.